Miscellaneous

Week of November 14, 2005

     H.R. 1065 – United States Boxing Commission Act 

Hoyer Calls Democratic Election Victories a Harbinger of Things to Come in 2006

Republicans Across the Nation Will Spend the Next Year Looking Over Their Shoulders, Says Whip

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Democrats scored key off-year election victories in closely watched gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia:

   “Tonight’s big election victories only confirm what virtually every major poll over the last six months has shown: The Republican Party is in deep trouble with American voters.

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Week of October 31, 2005

     H.R. 4128 - Eminent Domain Property Act of 2005   
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Week of November 7, 2005

     H.R. 1751 – Secure Access to Justice & Court Protection Act of 2005     

Week of October 24, 2005

     H.R. 1461 - GSE Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2005
             
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Hoyer Statement on Rosh Hashanah

For Immediate Release:

October 4, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

Washington, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah:

“Yesterday at sundown was the beginning of one of the year’s most important holidays to those of the Jewish faith – the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, which marks the Jewish New Year.  Rosh Hashanah is a time for introspection and making positive changes in the upcoming New Year.

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Hoyer, Kolbe Introduce Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act

Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act” Would Constitutionally Ban Late-Term Abortions

For Immediate Release:

September 13, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) today introduced the bipartisan Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act.”

The Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act prohibits all late-term abortions, irrespective of procedure, with exceptions only to protect the life of the mother or to avert “serious, adverse consequences” to her health.

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Hoyer Participates in First-Annual Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill

Whip Will Receive Award for Role in Advocating for Artists’ Rights

For Immediate Release:

September 7, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will receive an award today at the Recording Academy’s® 5th annual GRAMMYs® on the Hill event for his longtime work defending and advocating artists’ rights.  The GRAMMYs on the Hill event will occur as part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill. 

“I am pleased to be a part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill and to receive an award from the Grammy Foundation,” said Hoyer. 

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Week of July 11, 2005

Bill Text and Background

For Immediate Release:

July 11, 2005

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     H.R. 739 - Occupational Safety and Health Small
        Business Day in Court Act of 2005
            
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